The surveillance frigate Prairial is among a number of French military assets to enter the South China Sea. Photo: Robert Ng
Mathieu Duchatel
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Mathieu Duchatel

How the French military’s ‘political messengers’ are countering Beijing in the South China Sea

France’s air and sea presence in the region asserts its support for a maritime security order based on shared rules and norms, writes Mathieu Duchâtel

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The surveillance frigate Prairial is among a number of French military assets to enter the South China Sea. Photo: Robert Ng
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